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The Snug, Blackridge, near Edinburgh
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets

The Snug    Blackridge, near Edinburgh

Relax in the secluded, private hot tub with nothing other than squirrels and birds to disturb you, when you stay in this centrally located, bright and contemporary first floor apartment for two. It is privately set in the grounds of the owner’s home with lots of good walks to Blahorn Nature Reserve which surrounds this lowland crofting initiative. Halfway between Edinburgh and Glasgow, and with wonderfully stress-free train access to either city in around 30 minutes, there is lots to do and see.

Eastside Cottage, near Penicuik, near Edinburgh
 2 - 4 Sleeps maximum 2 - 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

Eastside Cottage    near Penicuik, near Edinburgh

In the heart of the Pentland Hills, Eastside is a working sheep farm. Our cosy self-catering cottages are just 10 miles south of Edinburgh. We have cottages to sleep 2 or 4 people. All have log burning stoves and are converted from original farm buildings. Eastside is the perfect base for walkers to explore the Pentlands. The farm encompasses the best know hills in the Pentlands. The South Black Hill, Hare Hill, Scald Law and The Kipps will be familiar to walkers and are iconic in the region.

Sylvan Cottage, Near Linlithgow
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 No pets

Sylvan Cottage    Near Linlithgow

Just 3½ miles from historic Linlithgow, and convenient for Edinburgh, Glasgow and southern Scotland, these three cottages are set on an arable farm and have been converted to create spacious, light and comfortable holiday accommodation for families and friends. Sylvan Cottage is the end cottage of a row of three and has a large farmhouse style kitchen with a dining area and a comfortable living room.Linlithgow has a good selection of pubs, restaurants and shops and a visit to Linlithgow Palace should not be missed.

Flat 12, Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband

Flat 12    Edinburgh

Flat 12 rests on the third floor in the Scottish city of Edinburgh. Its two bedrooms host double beds while the property also comes with a family bathroom, it can sleep four guests. Inside, it also comes with a kitchen and a living/dining room. To the outside you will find plenty of off-road parking. Flat 12 is a modern apartment which is situated ideally for exploring the spectacular city of Edinburgh along with the incredible nearby coastline, countryside and popular tourist spots including Glasgow and Dunfermline.

Cedar Lodge, Near Linlithgow
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 No pets

Cedar Lodge    Near Linlithgow

Just 3½ miles from historic Linlithgow, and convenient for Edinburgh, Glasgow and southern Scotland, these three cottages are set on an arable farm and have been converted to create spacious, light and comfortable holiday accommodation for families and friends. Cedar Lodge is an end cottage of a row of three, and has a large, bright sitting room with a dining area and a second seating area within an interior hall where there is a sofa bed.

City Two Bed, Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband

City Two Bed    Edinburgh

City Two Bed is a luxury self-catering apartment in Edinburgh. This apartment sleeps four people in two bedrooms, consisting of a king-size double and a zip/link twin, together with a bathroom. The apartment also has a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area. Also secure off road parking is available at an additional charge.

Housekeeper's Rooms, Pathhead
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband

Housekeeper's Rooms    Pathhead

Surrounded by stunning views overlooking the 18th century castle woodland with free roaming deer, Housekeeper's Rooms is an exquisite holiday home for families or groups of friends to enjoy. Uniquely base in Oxenford Castle, the property sleeps four in two light filled bedrooms, a master king and a twin. There is a spacious open plan living area with a fully equipped kitchen, diner and lounge. The property has a separate modern family bathroom with a bath and shower over.

Holyrood Cottage, Edinburgh
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

Holyrood Cottage    Edinburgh

Blissful cottage for two, a stroll from Edinburgh city centre and Arthur’s Seat on your doorstep…

A little piece of leafy tranquility right on Holyrood Park and magnificent Arthur’s Seat – a walkers’ paradise – Holyrood Cottage is a central, yet peaceful sanctuary for two. Walk to the top of the hill for magnificent views of the city, the sea and beyond. Enjoy a wood-burning stove, incredibly comfortable super-kingsize bed or two singles, free wi-fi and conservatory/garden – all a stone’s throw from the Royal Mile, leading up to the Castle. Free street parking too!

The Haymakers, Linlithgow, near Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

The Haymakers    Linlithgow, near Edinburgh

Set on a working farm in the fertile West Lothian countryside, just 3 miles from the historic town of Linlithgow and with convenient access to the M9, Edinburgh, 20 miles and Stirling, 24 miles; this is a wonderfully central location with activities for all in easy reach. Tastefully designed with light, space and comfort in mind, The Haymakers is one of four cottages, perfect for families and friends to relax and enjoy this fascinating area. The Haymakers has a beautifully furnished and equipped living area, generous bedrooms and bathrooms.

Allanbank, Penicuik
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

Allanbank    Penicuik

Situated on the southern edge of Penicuik, Allanbank enjoys pleasant views over the north east valley. This compact semi-detached holiday cottage is part of a former weaver’s cottage dating from when the first Scottish cotton mill operated nearby in 1793.

4/6 Dryden Gait, Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

4/6 Dryden Gait    Edinburgh

4/6 Dryden Gait is a lovely second floor holiday apartment near the centre of the historic city of Edinburgh, sleeping four people. There is a super king-size double bedroom, a double bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchen with breakfast bar and a sitting room with a dining area. Outside there is off road parking in communal car park with roadside parking also available. Edinburgh has something for everything and so you won't be stuck for things to see and do. 4/6 Dryden Gait is a delightful holiday apartment.

Spylaw Suite, Edinburgh
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Spylaw Suite    Edinburgh

Take the opportunity to enjoy the glorious surroundings of.an apartment within this historic Adam-style mansion, Spylaw House, which was once the home of Sir James Gillespie, a snuff manufacturer and philanthropist. Built in 1773, this apartment suite is an oasis of calm, and with fresh flowers greeting you on arrival, is the ultimate destination for a romantic break. It lies just two minutes’ walk from the historic village of Colinton with its shops, pubs and restaurants.

Comfort Two Bed, Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband

Comfort Two Bed    Edinburgh

Comfort Two Bed is a quality self-catering apartment in Edinburgh. This superb apartment sleeps four people and has two bedrooms, consisting of a king-size double with en-suite shower and a zip/link twin, together with a bathroom. The apartment has a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room, and also secure off road parking is available at an additional charge. Comfort Two Bed is a wonderful apartment for all with an abundance of attractions and amenities available in and around the city of Edinburgh.

The Grieves Cottage, Gifford
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

The Grieves Cottage    Gifford

The Grieves Cottage is a detached property set near the village of Gifford in East Lothian, Scotland. It offers two bedrooms; a king-size, and a twin zip/link, there is also a family bathroom and a cloakroom, the property can sleep four people. The inside also provides a kitchen with a dining area, a utility and a sitting room with a woodburning stove. To the outside there is off road parking and an enclosed front lawn. A well-presented cottage in a fine Scotland location.

City One Bed, Edinburgh
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets Wifi / broadband

City One Bed    Edinburgh

City One Bed is situated close to many of Edinburgh's attractions and amenities. This apartment sleeps two people and has a king-size double bedroom, a bathroom, a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area. There's also secure off road parking for one car available at an extra charge. City One Bed is a convenient base for visiting Edinburgh with all of its attractions and amenities that will suit all tastes, including the castle, The Royal Mile and Holyrood Palace, as well as a wealth of shops and pubs.

Hawthorn House, Pathhead, near Edinburgh
 8 Sleeps maximum 8 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Hawthorn House    Pathhead, near Edinburgh

Hawthorn House is a light and spacious, single-storey holiday property and is ideal for families and friends to enjoy easy access to the city of Edinburgh whilst based in beautiful countryside. Privately situated on the owner’s working farm with a pretty, fully enclosed garden, the house offers stylish contemporary comforts and facilities within a restored farm cottage.

Auchendinny Mains Bothy, Penicuik
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets Wifi / broadband

Auchendinny Mains Bothy    Penicuik

Situated just 9 miles from Edinburgh and with lovely views of the Pentland Hills from the garden, this welcoming holiday cottage is the perfect base for a relaxing break away. The property, a wing of the owner’s home, is very well furnished and decorated. The area is superb for walking with many waymarked routes around Peebles, the John Buchan Way and many options to choose in the Pentland Hills Regional Park.

Captain's Cabin, Leith, Edinburgh
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets Wifi / broadband

Captain's Cabin    Leith, Edinburgh

With views of the Water of Leith, this bright and welcoming second floor apartment is in a peaceful location but with very easy access to the terrific range of pubs, restaurants and shops in the Leith waterfront area. A walkway along the river will take you into Stockbridge and the New Town of Edinburgh, or the regular buses take you direct to Princes Street in about 25 minutes.

Brunton Gardens, Edinburgh
 3 Sleeps maximum 3 No pets Wifi / broadband

Brunton Gardens    Edinburgh

Brunton Gardens is a delightful contemporary third floor apartment, nestled within a traditional tenement building close to Leith Walk. Boasting views of the Firth of Forth from the living area and bedroom, and an open plan design which fits perfectly with city living, this apartment gives the best in comfort and style after an exciting day exploring Edinburgh’s numerous attractions. A range of cafés, pubs and restaurants are just a 5-minute walk away on Elm Row, while very regular buses will ferry you around the city.

The Hayloft, Balerno, near Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband

The Hayloft    Balerno, near Edinburgh

Offering the best of both worlds, situated in peaceful countryside amid the rolling Pentland Hills and just 10 miles from Edinburgh city centre, this striking holiday cottage has been created from an original barn. Adjoining the owner’s home and with its own private enclosed garden, there are stylish contemporary furnishings giving comfort and warmth, and specially crafted stained glass and woodwork to recall the rustic charm of the old hayloft.

Crosswoodhill Farm Holiday Cottages, West Calder, near Edinburgh
 2 - 12 Sleeps maximum 2 - 12 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

Crosswoodhill Farm Holiday Cottages    West Calder, near Edinburgh

Exciting, outstanding, stylish, spacious, amazingly well-equipped, wow, thinks of everything... all words that crop up regularly in guest reviews on Crosswoodhill Farm Holiday Cottages. Midway between Edinburgh and Glasgow, our livestock farm on the Pentland Hills offers tranquillity and a relaxing base. Equally ideal for couples or up to 12 people. Explore our website and discover 4 very different award-winning properties, ranging from 3 STAR traditional comfort to 5 STAR stunning contemporary chic. Lots of interior images and information with loads of ideas for days out, walking or otherwise. In addition to 3 prestigious VisitScotland Thistle Awards for extra mile care, Crosswoodhill has earned a Gold 'Green' award and is waiting to welcome you.

Luffness Castle Gardeners Cottage, Aberlady, near Gullane
 8 Sleeps maximum 8 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

Luffness Castle Gardeners Cottage    Aberlady, near Gullane

Set within the medieval walls of Luffness Castle, this beautifully furnished, spacious property has been restored with great care to provide light and very welcoming accommodation. The open plan living area has on open fire for the comfortable seating area, and also a wood burner beside the dining table, so just perfect for special cosy evenings. The bedrooms are generous with each having a small seating area. The surrounding garden has a pretty summerhouse which looks onto part of the castle grounds and there are lovely local woodland walks.

Harbour View, Dunbar
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Harbour View    Dunbar

Harbour View is a semi-detached cottage in the coastal town of Dunbar in Scotland. It has three bedrooms and a family bathroom, the property can sleep six people. Also inside there is an open plan living area with a kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area. To the outside there is off road parking and the harbour across the road. Harbour View is a fresh, modern property in a fantastic coastal location

3 Burnside Cottages, Linlithgow
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband Real fire or stove

3 Burnside Cottages    Linlithgow

3 Burnside Cottages is a charming, terraced, ground floor cottage three miles from Linlithgow. The cottage sleeps two people in one double bedroom. There is also a bathroom, a kitchen and a sitting room with a dining area and an open fire. Outside there is off road parking for one car, a rear decked garden and a front lawned garden. This cottage is in a fantastic location with easy road and rail links to a number of nearby attractions. 3 Burnside Cottages offers an array of activities to suit everybody.

Veleta, Linlithgow, near Edinburgh
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Veleta    Linlithgow, near Edinburgh

Set on a working farm in the fertile West Lothian countryside, just 3 miles from the historic town of Linlithgow and with convenient access to the M9, Edinburgh, 20 miles and Stirling, 24 miles; this is a wonderfully central location with activities for all in easy reach. Tastefully designed with light, space and comfort in mind, Veleta is one of 4 cottages perfect for family and friends to relax and enjoy this fascinating area. Veleta has a beautifully furnished and equipped living area, generous bedrooms and bathrooms.

Mercat Cottage, Cockenzie and Port Seton
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Mercat Cottage    Cockenzie and Port Seton

Mercat Cottage is an all ground floor cottage, part of Cockenzie House and Gardens. The cottage sleeps six people in two bedrooms which are a king-size double and a twin room with a sofa bed in the living area. There is also a separate shower room and a basin and WC. Completing the accommodation is an open plan living area with a kitchenette, dining area and sitting area with an electric fire. Outside guests have use of the shared formal gardens and there is a private patio area.

Ross Residence, Leith, Edinburgh
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 No pets Wifi / broadband

Ross Residence    Leith, Edinburgh

Our spacious duplex apartment sleeps up to six guests in three bedrooms. Situated in the historic and vibrant Leith area of the city the flat is on the second floor of a B-listed Georgian building a ten-minute bus journey or 35-minute walk to the Royal Mile. Free on-street parking. The Water of Leith Walkway is just across the road.

The stylish living room has chesterfield sofas, living flame gas fire, TV and wifi and the well equipped kitchen-diner offers a cheerful eating space. Separate dining room. Traditional pulley airer. Double ended bath. Shower.

Rose Lane, South Queensferry, near Edinburgh
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 No pets Wifi / broadband

Rose Lane    South Queensferry, near Edinburgh

This delightful ground floor apartment is ideally located in the historic village of South Queensferry, just 10 miles from Edinburgh. With striking views of all three Forth Bridges and just a short walk from the cobbled high street with its array of excellent cafés, restaurants and quaint independent shops, this is the perfect spot for a truly relaxing holiday. The apartment is well-furnished and equipped with three bedrooms and a bright living room.

Rockcliffe Cottage, South Queensferry
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband

Rockcliffe Cottage    South Queensferry

Close to Edinburgh and just minutes’ walk from the cobbled high street of South Queensferry, on the Firth of Forth, this very comfortable, ground floor holiday property is a wing of the owner’s home, located on a quiet residential street. The spacious living/dining room is light, bright and welcoming, and with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, it is perfect for friends to enjoy this wonderfully convenient, central location.

The Granary, Near Linlithgow
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 No pets

The Granary    Near Linlithgow

Just 3½ miles from historic Linlithgow, and convenient for Edinburgh, Glasgow and southern Scotland, these three cottages have been converted to create spacious, light and comfortable holiday accommodation for families and friends. The Granary is a mid-terraced cottage with a spacious living room with an exposed stone wall.Linlithgow has a good selection of pubs, restaurants and shops and a visit to Linlithgow Palace should not be missed.

Almond View, Cramond, near Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Almond View    Cramond, near Edinburgh

With marvellous views of the River Almond and out towards Cramond Island, this beautifully situated terraced holiday property is within a B listed granary built into the slope in 1605. Furnished and decorated to maximise the views, this is a pretty and very comfortable home with beach walks from the doorstep or over the tidal causeway to Cramond Island. Access into Edinburgh by bus takes about 20 minutes where galleries, museums and refreshments of every variety can be found.

Links Lodge, Longniddry
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets Wifi / broadband

Links Lodge    Longniddry

This detached, single-storey holiday property is set within the grounds of the owner’s home with its own south facing private garden and screened for privacy. It is ideally situated on the edge of Longniddry village - a 3-minute walk from the coast and the John Muir Way and only a 10-minute walk to the village station, for a hassle free 20-minute journey into central Edinburgh. Local bus services within ¼ mile.

Spittal Coach House, Carlops, near Penicuik
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Spittal Coach House    Carlops, near Penicuik

These beautifully situated holiday cottages are part of historic Newhall Estate, just 14 miles south west of the vibrant city of Edinburgh, and a central base from which to explore further afield to Glasgow, Stirling, Fife and the Scottish Borders. Newhall’s 1,100 acres are on the edge of the Pentland Hills Regional Park, a wonderful landscape sculpted by glaciers and water, with hillwalking and biking to suit all abilities.

Lakeside Retreat, Innerwick, near Dunbar
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Lakeside Retreat    Innerwick, near Dunbar

This holiday lodge is set by a river-fed fishing lake in the grounds of Thurston Manor, Holiday Park. Close to the Lammermuir Hills and within minutes of beaches in East Lothian, and Edinburgh is under 40 minutes’ drive away. It is separated from, but near the shared facilities; indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, bar/restaurant and shop. Walks from the doorstep. Golf courses are a short drive away in Dunbar. Take a boat trip from North Berwick to see the gannets on the Bass Rock. Shop, pub and restaurant 800 yards.

The Wheelhouse, near Linlithgow
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets

The Wheelhouse    near Linlithgow

Nestled at the end of a secluded, private track and overlooking the beautiful River Avon, this lovingly restored, former watermill provides the ultimate romantic hideaway and features river views from the verandahs. The sights and sounds of the river as it gently flows over the rapids can be enjoyed from the luxury of your own outdoor hot tub or the two verandahs, one of which can be accessed from one of the double bedrooms - visitors can even try a little trout fishing.

Manse Cottage, Corstorphine, Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

Manse Cottage    Corstorphine, Edinburgh

Conveniently situated in the west of the city in the quiet residential area of Corstorphine, an ideal spot from which to sample both the buzz and variety of the city centre and also enjoy extremely easy access to Glasgow, Fife and the Borders. This single storey holiday property is furnished in a comfortable contemporary style, with sun room and enclosed garden. There are shops, pubs and restaurants only a moments walk.

Mill Cottage, New Channelkirk, near Oxton
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband

Mill Cottage    New Channelkirk, near Oxton

Set by a tumbling burn in rolling hills, Mill Cottage (SFFJ) is a detached stone cottage lying 23 miles south of Edinburgh with easy access to all that the vibrant city has to offer. Part of a working sheep farm, it was formerly an old mill, now converted to a high standard with great attention to comfort and style. Bridge Cottage (UKC3466) is a beautifully crafted romantic cottage for two and is set above a bubbling burn and is furnished and equipped with exceptional attention to detail and guest comfort.

Eilean Donan, Kirknewton, near East Calder
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 No pets Wifi / broadband

Eilean Donan    Kirknewton, near East Calder

This delightful, centrally situated holiday cottage is perfect for easy access into Edinburgh by train from Kirknewton station, which is a five minute drive, and to explore the surrounding areas. It is set in the grounds of the owner’s home just off the A71, on the edge of a small collection of houses with an open outlook over farmland. It is very light and comfortable with a summerhouse and patio being ideal for relaxing after a day away.

Garden Cottage, Linlithgow
 3 Sleeps maximum 3 No pets Wifi / broadband

Garden Cottage    Linlithgow

This attractive town cottage has been converted from a former stable and has its own south-facing terrace and walled garden - within walking distance of all the amenities of historic Linlithgow, with fine views over the Royal Palace, its parkland and loch. Delightfully set in the grounds of the owner’s home, it is furnished with antique pine and has great charm and character. Shops, restaurants, bars, leisure centre, canal and a railway station with regular 20-minute links to Edinburgh can all be found within a few hundred yards.

Marchmont, Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband

Marchmont    Edinburgh

This bright, sunny third floor holiday apartment is just off The Meadows, one mile from Edinburgh Castle, which can be seen from the kitchen window. With corniced ceilings, wooden floors and working shutters, there are plenty of period details along with contemporary comforts. The apartment is set in a quiet, tree lined street with numerous cafes and restaurants within a few minutes walk and there are great views of Arthur’s Seat from the spacious lounge area.

Dunsapie, Edinburgh
 6 Sleeps maximum 6 No pets Wifi / broadband

Dunsapie    Edinburgh

In a peaceful area near Holyrood Park and Arthurs’ Seat, this detached holiday property has easy access into the city centre and to the A1. The living room is spacious and the dining room is bright and overlooks the garden. A 20-minute walk to Holyrood Palace, the Parliament and the Royal Mile. Visit the museums and galleries (free). Savour the buzz during the festivals and at New Year. Golf at Duddingston. Shop ¼ mile, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

Queens Hill, Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets Wifi / broadband

Queens Hill    Edinburgh

With wonderful views of Edinburgh Castle and the city skyline from the living room, this spacious third floor holiday apartment, with parking, is in a quiet location, 5 minutes’ bus ride from the west end of Princes Street. Very comfortably furnished and thoughtfully decorated, this is the ideal base from which to explore this fabulous city. Explore the magnificent wide avenues of the New Town with elegant wine bars and restaurants, and the contrasting ancient narrow and cobbled wynds between Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace.

Clayron Cottage, Dunbar
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 No pets

Clayron Cottage    Dunbar

Ideally situated for golf, the beach and easy access to Edinburgh, this delightful, semi-detached holiday cottage has a sunny sitting-out area to the rear and a bright sun porch open to the cosy living/dining room. There is a choice of renowned golf courses nearby. Enjoy wonderful walking on marked coastal paths on the John Muir Way, an unspoilt beach within 15 minutes’ walk of the cottage, and both sea-fishing and seal-spotting boat trips from Dunbar harbour.

Torduff Cottage, near Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Torduff Cottage    near Edinburgh

This holiday cottage offers the best of both worlds, it is within 30 minutes of the city centre but also on the edge of the Pentland Hills Regional Park, with 65 miles of paths to explore. Adjoining the owners’ home, it has been created to give maximum privacy and features a private garden with patio and swings. There is easy access onto the bypass to visit Hopetoun House, Forth Bridges and many other attractions. Local shops, pubs and restaurants are to be found ¾ of a mile away in historic Colinton Village.

Filters Cottage, Linlithgow
 2 Sleeps maximum 2 No pets Wifi / broadband

Filters Cottage    Linlithgow

This charming, semi-detached holiday cottage, attached to the owner’s home, is in a rural setting, above the historic town of Linlithgow, with views to the Forth Bridge from the garden - an ideal location. Centrally placed to explore Edinburgh or Glasgow, 20 and 30 minutes by train, the Borders, Perthshire and Fife. An ideal rural base from which to enjoy Edinburgh Festival. Explore Beecraigs Country Park, the Pentland Hills, Linlithgow Palace, Hopetoun House or House of the Binns. Golf, 2 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

The Retreat Cottage, North Berwick
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement

The Retreat Cottage    North Berwick

Tucked away in a very pretty, secluded courtyard in the grounds of the owner’s home, this traditional detached holiday cottage was originally the dairy of Abbey Farm. No longer a farm now it lies in the quiet west end of the attractive seaside town of North Berwick just 5 minutes’ walk to the beach, harbour and town centre. And with no Wi-Fi, you really can getaway from it all in this fantastic cottage. Edinburgh is 30 minutes by train for hassle free enjoyment of the city.

The Promenade, Portobello, Edinburgh
 8 Sleeps maximum 8 No pets Wifi / broadband

The Promenade    Portobello, Edinburgh

This superbly located, terraced holiday cottage has direct access onto the sandy beach in Portobello and is only 15 minutes drive or bus ride from Edinburgh city centre. Perfect for a family holiday combining the sights and sounds of this historic city and the relaxation of a beach holiday. Beautifully furnished and decorated in contemporary style and with a pretty enclosed garden opening directly onto the promenade and beach where there are a number of eating places, and a play park.

Coach House, Ratho, near Edinburgh
 4 Sleeps maximum 4 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Coach House    Ratho, near Edinburgh

Hidden away among lovely beech trees and with views from the terrace of the attractive Union Canal, The Coach House is a perfect base from which to explore Edinburgh. Stone-built and detached, it is set within the extensive grounds of the owners’ home on the edge of a village where a good pub, local shops and an opportunity to take a canal cruise can be found. For keen walkers there is good hill walking in the Pentland Hills Regional Park.

Braehill House, Nettlingflat, near Heriot
 12 Sleeps maximum 12 No pets Wifi / broadband

Braehill House    Nettlingflat, near Heriot

With views over the Moorfoot hills, this spacious, detached holiday cottage is set on a working sheep farm has been crafted from original farm buildings. Edinburgh is just 16 miles away with particularly easy access using the park & ride. Explore Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, the cobbles of the Royal Mile and the thoroughfares of the New Town. Enjoy theatres, clubs, restaurants, art galleries and shops. Fishing and hill walking locally, with golf at Torwoodlee, 14 miles, and mountain bike trails for every level in Glentress Forest, 20 miles.

Spittal Cottage, Carlops, near Penicuik
 5 Sleeps maximum 5 Pets by arrangement Wifi / broadband

Spittal Cottage    Carlops, near Penicuik

These beautifully situated holiday cottages are part of historic Newhall Estate, just 14 miles south west of the vibrant city of Edinburgh, and a central base from which to explore further afield to Glasgow, Stirling, Fife and the Scottish Borders. Newhall’s 1,100 acres are on the edge of the Pentland Hills Regional Park, a wonderful landscape sculpted by glaciers and water, with hillwalking and biking to suit all abilities.

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